Apple stock price down 0.23% on MondayStockInvest.us, 2 months ago
The Apple stock price fell by -0.23% on the last day (Monday, 2nd Aug 2021) from $145.86 to $145.52. During the day the stock fluctuated 1.17% from a day low at $145.25 to a day high of $146.95. The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 2.16% over the past 2 weeks. Volume fell on the last day along with the stock, which is actually a good sign as volume should follow the stock. On the last day, the trading volume fell by -8 million shares and in total, 60 million shares were bought and sold for approximately $8.77 billion.
On July 29, 2021 "JPMorgan Chase & Co." gave "$175.00" rating for AAPL. The price target was changed from $144.98 to 1.2%.Over the last 30 days, this security got 1 buy, 0 sell, and 0 hold ratings.
The stock lies in the middle of a strong rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled.Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 20.32% during the next 3 months and, with a 90% probability hold a price between $169.08 and $185.94 at the end of this 3-month period.
The Apple stock holds a sell signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, there is a buy signal from the long-term average. Since the short-term average is above the long-term average there is a general buy signal in the stock giving a positive forecast for the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the short-term moving average at approximately $146.62. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the long-term average at approximately $140.59. A break-up through the short-term average will send a buy signal, whereas a breakdown through the long-term average will send a sell signal. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. A sell signal was issued from a pivot top point on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, and so far it has fallen -2.43%. Further fall is indicated until a new bottom pivot has been found. Furthermore, there is currently a sell signal from the 3 months Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD). Volume fell together with the price during the last trading day and this reduces the overall risk as volume should follow the price movements.
On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $127.85 and $126.85.There is natural risk involved when a stock is testing a support level, since if this is broken, the stock then may fall to the next support level. In this case, Apple finds support just below today's level at $127.85. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $126.85 and $125.91.
In general the stock tends to have very controlled movements and with good liquidity the risk is considered very low in this stock. During the last day, the stock moved $1.70 between high and low, or 1.17%. For the last week the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.94%.
Several short-term signals, along with a general good trend, are positive and we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for Apple stock to perform well in the short-term.Check full Apple forecast and analysis here.